Generous bequest boosts TU’s Land Conservancy Fund
Trout Unlimited’s work inspires in many ways.
Trout Unlimited’s work inspires in many ways. For longtime member and volunteer leader Schuyler Sweet, being involved in a river protection project made such an impact he was moved to extreme generosity. His decision offers Trout Unlimited chapters an important source of funding to support acquisition and protection of land critical to trout and salmon conservation.…
Four refuges to add to your summer bucket list
As you make your to-fish-list for the summer, don’t overlook these hidden gems.
As the days get longer and the weather warms up, it’s natural to feel excited to go outside and float rivers, fish streams, and hike trails. No matter what part of the country you live in, there’s always a new place to explore. Although they are sometimes overlooked, we recommend visiting a National Wildlife Refuge…
Snakes, snarled permits & supply chain snafus
Just another field season at TU.
For Trout Unlimited crews, restoring streams means persisting through every manner of calamity It’s another muggy August day and Erin Rodgers is in her element, walking along a brook in New Hampshire looking at how a habitat enhancement project on the stream held up through high water from a recent thunderstorm. A few hundred miles…
Newsletter touts 2021 highlights New England
This past year, it was great for our New England staff, along with our members and partners, to get out on the streams once again to start chipping away at a backlog of projects since most work came to an abrupt halt right near the beginning of the 2020 field season due to Covid. Thankfully…
Long road trip a journey through TU wins
“You’re driving?” The question came with an unmistakable tone of incredulity. I had just told a friend that I would be driving from my home in Virginia to a conference in northern Vermont. Their surprise was understandable. The shortest route from my home in Roanoke to Jay Peak Resort is 824 miles. There was a method to…
New England Newsletter — Highlights of 2020
You don’t need us to tell you that 2020 was a challenging year. The pandemic created lots of hardships for TU’s field staff in New England, including the postponement of many projects. Always flexible, the New England team did a great job reacting to the difficult situation. For example, when fieldwork days took place, they were modified to ensure all participants adhered to COVID-related safety measures. Staffers…
Trout and Salmon Foundation’s grants make out-sized impact for TU
Small donations from private foundations provide seed money needed to get a big restoration project going
When Trout Unlimited and the U.S. Forest Service team up for a reconnection project next year in the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan, the price tag will top $80,000. In terms of the project’s total cost, a single $5,000 contribution might seem like it’s not that big of a deal. But that grant from the…